Mercedes-Benz CLK MOT Results

Registered in 2009
68.3% pass rate
from 2,899 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Mercedes-Benz CLK is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Location
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.069% fail on Torque/reaction arms (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Shock absorbers (94% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.034% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.034% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Tyres (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.31% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Horn
    • 0.034% fail on Battery
    • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.034% fail on Fog lamp
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.79% fail on Rear wheels (46% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Components (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
      • 0.069% fail on Leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.069% fail on Pedal
        • 0.034% fail on Condition
        • 0.034% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.069% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.069% fail on System
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 0.90% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.45% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.41% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.069% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.069% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.069% fail on Body condition
    • 0.069% fail on Seats
      • 0.069% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Load security
      • 0.034% fail on Bootlid
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